INDIANAPOLIS, IN – August 3, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Along with the thrilling racing action NHRA fans expect from the prestigious Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals, racer goers will also be treated to a star-studded concert as country superstar Colt Ford will headline at this year’s NHRA Concert Series Presented by 8-Track Entertainment.
As NHRA competitors gear up for the NHRA U.S. Nationals, the musical talents of Ford on Saturday, September 3, at 3:00 p.m. as well as rising star Anna McElroy on Friday, Sept. 2 at 5:00 p.m., and country rock-duo BoomTown Saints on Sunday, Sept. 4, at 2:00 p.m. amp up to perform for the NHRA fans at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park.
Headliner Ford is a Georgia native and a singer, songwriter, rapper, musician and performer and keeps up pace as the country’s preeminent independent maverick. Selling over three million albums, attracting millions of followers on social media and hitting one billion-plus streams, the country rap pioneer’s dynamic discography spans collaborations with Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Jermaine Dupri as well as members of No Doubt, Lit, and Lady Antebellum. Additionally, he co-wrote No. 1 hits “Dirt Road Anthem,” and “Country Must Be Country Wide,” with artists Jason Aldean and Brantley Gilbert respectively.
Kicking off the weekend’s entertainment is up-and-coming musician McElroy. A talented singer and songwriter, McElroy’s passion for music commenced at age four when she began singing. A native of Alabama, she has opened for such country artists as Lee Ann Womack, Joe Diffie, Jon Langston and Clay Walker.
Hot country duo BoomTown Saints opens for Ford on Saturday and will also take the stage on Sunday. Their innovative artistry, elite musicianship and precise multi-part harmonies makes their high-energy show exceptional from the very first song. Their brand of southern rock/rocking country continues to resonate with a growing fan-base as they crisscross the country entertaining audiences nationwide celebrating the release of their debut single, “All Trucks Go to Heaven.”
Tickets for the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals and NHRA Concert Series Presented by 8-Track Entertainment are now available at NHRA.com/tickets.
About 8 Track Entertainment:
8 Track Entertainment is a multi-faceted global entertainment company based in Muscle Shoals, Alabama with satellite offices in Nashville, Tennessee. Under the 8-Track Entertainment moniker is a Sports and Entertainment Management division, a Music Production and Publishing entity, and a full-service TV/Film division. Since launching in 2021, 8-Track Publishing has celebrated its first #1 Billboard Hot Country Song (Aaron Lewis/“Am I The Only One”) and first #1 iTunes Country Album (Aaron Lewis/”Frayed At Both Ends”), and #7 iTunes Country Album (Eddie Montgomery/“Ain’t No Closing Me Down”). The company has also partnered with the NHRA to produce an exciting live concert series.
8 Track Entertainment founding partners are Grammy award-winning engineer/producer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter, Noah Gordon; Jeff Goodwin, Vice President Marketing & Partnerships; and Bill Harbin,Vice President Corporate Partnerships. Visit www.8TrackEnt.com for more information.
Headquartered in San Dimas, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 22 national events featuring the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon, Constant Aviation Factory Stock Showdown and Top Fuel Harley Series. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and NHRA Street Legal. NHRA also offers the NHRA Jr. Street program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. With over 120 Member Tracks, NHRA allows racers to compete at a variety of locations nationally and internationally. NHRA’s Youth and Education Services (YES) Program reaches over 30,000 students annually to ignite their interest in automotive and racing related careers. NHRA’s streaming service, NHRA.tv, allows fans to view all NHRA national events as well as exclusive features of the sport. In addition, NHRA owns and operates three racing facilities: Gainesville Raceway in Florida; Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to www.NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
Source: National Hot Rod Association